ASLH3205 - Beef Industry


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Beef Industry

Course Description

A study of the major topics in all major phases of beef cattle production, including but not exclusive to cow-calf operations, breeding animal development, backgrounding, stockering, finishing and marketing are covered. This course enhances the student's understanding of the beef industry from point of production to the consumer. Starting with the breeding system chosen by the cow-calf producer, the student learns how that decision influences marketing choices, projected end weight of production, management practices used to enhance production efficiency and consumer acceptance of the product produced. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C in the following courses: ASLH 2010, BIOL 1107, and BIOL 1107L.